Balfour Beatty features in Construction News discussing the demands that face the steel industry

15 May 2024


Martin Barnfield, Head of Manufacturing at Painters Brothers, part of Balfour Beatty, has featured in Construction News discussing the challenges and opportunities facing the UK steel industry.

Martin talks through the fierce global competition for skilled workers, the importance of apprenticeship programmes, as well as the new tools and technologies that are set to revolutionise the way the UK processes materials.

Discussing the steel fabrication workforce, Martin said: “With talent being drawn to different corners of the world at an unprecedented pace, securing and maintaining workers is not just a matter of staying competitive, it is necessary for fostering innovation, driving growth and ensuring market resilience.”

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Thomas Boorman

Media & PR Manager